In his bid to take youth out of crime and positively use thier talents, Enemona Josh Humanitarian Foundation has concluded arrangements to sign a memorandum of understanding with Nollywood actor, Ken Erics and his registered company.
President/ Founder of Enemona Humanitarian Foundation, Ambassador Gabriel Onoja disclosed this shortly after a meeting with the actor in Lagos State on Saturday.
Gabriel Onoja how has an enterprising discussion with the Nollywood actor said, his desire to explore the potentials of Kogi Youths in the entertainment sector was aimed at harnessing the numerous talents in the youths, package them and make their talents commercially viable locally and internationally.
Onoja hinted that a formal endorsement deal will be done with the prolific screen “god” which will afford him the opportunity to interact with youths across the three sentorial districts of Kogi state and find out how they can be assisted in achieving their entertainment desire.
During the visit of the actor to Kogi State, special business sessions will hold for Kogi entertainers where idea sharing will hold to open windows of business opportunities for them.
After the endorsement deal which will be perfected in the coming days, ambassador Gabriel said, a talent hunt will be harnessed as youths with talents in acting, costume making, music and other relevant areas related to the movie industry will get trained.
During the visit of Ken Erics to Kogi state, Enemona foundation will also arrange meeting with the state’s tertiary institutions, particularly, department of Theater Arts in Prince Abubbakar Audu University Anyigba and the College of Education Ankpa to enable the actor share experiences with students.
This latest development according to Gabriel Onoja is to take the youths away from crime, develop their talents and give them international exposure.
The anticipated Face of Enemona Foundation, Ken Erics said he looks forward to working with the foundation in contributing his own quota to youth development.
The Nollywood actor who described Gabriel Onoja as an industrious and useful youth, challenged other influential Kogites to use thier influence positively to the advantage of Nigerian youths.
He described the Igala people as very resilient and hardworking people with great ” I can do spirit”, by attesting to the fact that a few of them in Nollywood have proven to have capacity for performance.
This development is coming few days after Enemona Foundation returned to Nigeria from Benin Republic where youths and women received empowerment in the founder’s mother’s country home.